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Project: Pillowcase with Ruffle Trim

Pattern 1

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Project: Pillowcase with Ruffle Trim Materials

3. Fold print No. 3—261 ⁄ 2×41"

Finished pillowcase: 30×20" (fits a standard-size bed pillow)

4. Matching raw edges, center a

For one pillowcase: • 1⁄4 yard print No. 1 (ruffle) • 3⁄ 8 yard print No. 2 (band) • 7⁄ 8 yard print No. 3 (pillowcase body)

Quantities are for 44/45"-wide, 100% cotton fabrics. Measurements include 1 ⁄ 2" seam allowances. Sew with right sides together unless otherwise specified.

Cut Fabrics

From print No. 1, cut: • 2—4×31" strips From print No. 2, cut • 1—10×41" strip From print No. 3, cut: • 1—261⁄ 2×41" rectangle

Assemble Ruffles

1. Fold a print No. 1—4×31" strip

in half lengthwise with right side inside. Sew across both short ends. Turn right side out and press flat.

rectangle in half to form a 261 ⁄ 2×201 ⁄ 2" rectangle. Sew together long edges and one short end to make pillowcase body. Turn right side out and press flat.

ruffle on one end of pillowcase body, 1 ⁄4" from pillowcase body seam and fold; baste (Diagram 2). Repeat to baste remaining ruffle to other side of pillowcase body.

DIAGRAM 3

5. Matching raw edges, slide

pillowcase band over pillowcase body, on top of ruffle; pin. Sew together through all layers (Diagram 3). 6. Press pillowcase band open,

pressing seams toward band. Topstitch 1 ⁄ 8" from band edge to secure seam allowances and complete pillowcase (Diagram 4).

DIAGRAM 4

Fabrics are from the Apple collection by Alice Kennedy for Timeless Treasures (ttfabrics.com).

Million Pillowcase Challenge CMR 3765341 – MID 3725384 Pillowcase 3 – with ruffle Diagram 1 C. Neubauer 9-15-09 100526199

2. Using a long machine stitch, sew

two rows of basting stitches 1 ⁄4" and 3⁄ 8" from raw edge of folded strip. Gently pull up bobbin threads of basting stitches to make a 191 ⁄ 2"-long gathered ruffle (Diagram 1). 3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to make a

second gathered ruffle.

Million Pillowcase Challenge CMR 3765341 – MID 3725384 Pillowcase 3 – with ruffle Diagram 2 C. Neubauer 9-15-09 100526200 DIAGRAM 1

1⁄4"

Assemble Pillowcase

1. Join short ends of print No. 2—

10×41" strip to make a loop. Press seam open. 2. Fold loop in half with wrong side

inside; press to make pillowcase band.

1⁄4"

DIAGRAM 2

Pattern may be downloaded for personal use only. No electronic or printed reproduction permitted without the prior written consent of Meredith Corporation. ©Meredith Corporation 2009. All rights reserved.




Pillow Case